What does neighbor mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word neighbor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. neighbor, neighbour(noun)

    a person who lives (or is located) near another

  2. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    a nearby object of the same kind

    "Fort Worth is a neighbor of Dallas"; "what is the closest neighbor to the Earth?"

  3. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    live or be located as a neighbor

    "the neighboring house"

  4. neighbor, neighbour(verb)

    be located near or adjacent to

    "Pakistan neighbors India"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neighbor(noun)

    a person who lives near another; one whose abode is not far off

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  2. Neighbor(noun)

    one who is near in sympathy or confidence

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  3. Neighbor(noun)

    one entitled to, or exhibiting, neighborly kindness; hence, one of the human race; a fellow being

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  4. Neighbor(adj)

    near to another; adjoining; adjacent; next; neighboring

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  5. neighbor(verb)

    to adjoin; to border on; tobe near to

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  6. neighbor(verb)

    to associate intimately with

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

  7. Neighbor(verb)

    to dwell in the vicinity; to be a neighbor, or in the neighborhood; to be near

    Etymology: [OE. neighebour, AS. nehgebr; neh nigh + gebr a dweller, farmer; akin to D. nabuur, G. nachbar, OHG. nhgibr. See Nigh, and Boor.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. neighbor

    The man who knows more about you than you know about yourself.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. NEIGHBOR

    One who knows more about your affairs than yourself.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neighbor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of neighbor in a Sentence

  1. Dan Gelber:

    Theres nothing more American than sacrificing for your loved one, for a neighbor or for a stranger. And its time that people just follow these guidelines. Wear a mask. Its not a political statement.

  2. Foreign Minister Raymond Tshibanda:

    The remainder of rebel troops are now going into the deep forest, moving therefore away from the Rwandan border where it was believed they were creating insecurity for our neighbor.

  3. Carole Baskin:

    I was so impressed with the deputy that showed up on the scene because Carole Baskin did exactly the right thing. And he showed amazing restraint in not shooting that tiger, he kept eye contact. He backed away slowly. A tiger, if you look down, if you turn, if that neighbor had run back to his door, that triggers their instinct to kill.

  4. Young Boozer:

    You can’t give it to your next-door neighbor, but it is tremendously flexible for your immediate family.

  5. Thomas Robb:

    Our members don’t stand out, they don’t walk around giving Nazi salutes. They might be your next door neighbor or Cub Scout leader.

Images & Illustrations of neighbor

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